Stratford-upon-Avon travel guide

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With a population of 22,576, Stratford-upon-Avon is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Stratford-upon-Avon deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Stratford-upon-Avon

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Rooftop Restaurant at the Royal Shakespeare Company (The Rooftop Restaurant, Waterside) and Loxley's Restaurant & Wine Bar (3 Sheep Street) are great picks.

When to visit Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel
Stratford-upon-Avon in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 166
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Stratford-upon-Avon

Plane

Although Stratford-upon-Avon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 29 km from Stratford-upon-Avon. The shortest flight to Stratford-upon-Avon from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 7h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bristol takes 1h 36m and costs around C$ 42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about C$ 40 for a 1h 52m trip. Located 7 km from the city centre, Stratford-upon-Avon Bearley is the busiest station in Stratford-upon-Avon. Another popular train station is Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon, located 0.5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stratford-upon-Avon is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 133 km from Stratford-upon-Avon. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Stratford-upon-Avon, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 209 km and will cost you around C$ 5. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about C$ 16 for a journey of 233 km. The most popular bus station is Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon, located 0.0 km from downtown Stratford-upon-Avon. Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon Visitor Center is also a commonly used station, and is 0.7 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Stratford-upon-Avon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 29 km from Stratford-upon-Avon. The shortest flight to Stratford-upon-Avon from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 7h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bristol takes 1h 36m and costs around C$ 42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about C$ 40 for a 1h 52m trip. Located 7 km from the city centre, Stratford-upon-Avon Bearley is the busiest station in Stratford-upon-Avon. Another popular train station is Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon, located 0.5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stratford-upon-Avon is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 133 km from Stratford-upon-Avon. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Stratford-upon-Avon, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 209 km and will cost you around C$ 5. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about C$ 16 for a journey of 233 km. The most popular bus station is Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon, located 0.0 km from downtown Stratford-upon-Avon. Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon Visitor Center is also a commonly used station, and is 0.7 km from the city centre.

Airports near Stratford-upon-Avon

Airlines serving Stratford-upon-Avon

Lufthansa
Good (4,688 reviews)
KLM
Good (846 reviews)
SWISS
Good (951 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,573 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,608 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,280 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (488 reviews)
Air France
Good (979 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,113 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,953 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,441 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,925 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (226 reviews)
Finnair
Good (864 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (815 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,711 reviews)
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Where to stay in Stratford-upon-Avon

Average rates range from around C$ 174 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 256 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Stratford-upon-Avon

Most booked hotels in Stratford-upon-Avon

Broom Hall Inn
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 156+
Swan's Nest Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 185+
The Throckmorton
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 104+
The Billesley Manor Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 220+
The Blue Boar
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 131+
Crowne Plaza Stratford Upon Avon
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 175+

Renting a car in Stratford-upon-Avon

Expect to pay C$ 2.58 per litre in Stratford-upon-Avon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 30.96 and C$ 41.28. Mini (Toyota iQ or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Stratford-upon-Avon, while also 79% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay C$ 2.58 per litre in Stratford-upon-Avon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 30.96 and C$ 41.28. Mini (Toyota iQ or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Stratford-upon-Avon, while also 79% cheaper than other types, on average.